Ruan Cultural Festival
|Country and Region||Vanuatu — Malampa|
|Type of Festival||Dance, Music|
|Location of Festival||Nobul, Ambrym Island, Malampa, Vanuatu|
|Festival Contact Information|
The Ruan Cultural Festival takes place at Nobul, North Ambrym with a week-long cultural events of rites, dance and music that will feature initiation rites, mask dances for boys and men, initiation and dances for women and more… These will all be authentic ceremonies where boys, men and women pay to have rights to certain things, usually with money and pigs and some aspects may not be allowed for public viewing. Also featuring during this years’ festival will be cultural groups from Wala and Lamap on Malekula.
|Festival Dates||July 2 - 6, 2012|
Guest accommodations 2012:
- Guests will be accommodated by host families in surrounding villages close to the ceremonial ground to view and participate in this full 5-day festival so guests can appreciate an experience to remember living with the villagers. Space is limited so book now. Access Fee is 20,000vt which includes food and accommodation with host families throughout the whole festival (5 days). To book, contact George on mobile +678 5442430 . Email firstname.lastname@example.org.